First Stage Engineering

We provide first stage engineering services to get you ahead in the engineering and fabrication process.

Our well equipped engineering services department offers a wide range of more advanced first stage processing operations. Much of this work is bespoke to individual customer specifications. Through this service, we can offer complete solutions that provide customers with raw material components for a single final machining operation.

Services Outline

Our first stage engineering services include:

  • Sawn circles - 1220mm (48")
  • Sawn circles (max. thick.) - 150mm (6")
  • Lathe turned circles (max OD) - 660mm (26")
  • Lathe turned circles (max. thick.) - 100mm (4")
Saving Time

Supplying products to our customers which are closer to your finished requirements undoubtedly saves you time and money . We combine our services to ensure that we offer our customers comprehensive supply options that positively impact your supply chain.

Continual Investment

Through an ongoing investment programme, we have installed a workshop with equipment such as lathes, presses and vertical bandsaws. We specialise in turned products such as circles, sawn circles and sawn rings.

One Step Ahead

Utilising our first stage engineering services ensures you receive materials already further ahead in the engineering process. Working in this way ensures that basic operations are completed before more intricate and time-consuming engineering work is required.


We also supply stainless steel hollows - please click here to find out more.

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Processing Services

Type First Stage Engineering
Services Circles, sawn circles and sawn rings
Profiling Tolerance 1/8" (3mm)
Lathed Turned Circles Max Diameter: 26" (660mm), Max Thickness: 4" (100mm)
Sawn Circles Max Diameter: 48" (1220mm), Max Thickness: 6" (150mm)
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